The District AGM took place

on monday 20th Sept.

The new committee is listed on the sub page 

Mr Arnott, our chairman, welcomed everyone who attended and with the exception of his re-election presided over the meeting the general business was conducted and an explanation as to the co-option of two members last year  both were elected to the committee as Ordinary  members and the resurrection of the districts “Drama news” newsletter.

There is still a vacency for a secretary.

After the general business a discussion was held as to the requirements for festivals and events during the current co-vid guidelines. it was highlited that there are diferent rules in diferentareas and between venues.

Notification of an open air event in the Ross band stand (Princes street gardens) next June was also given details to follow


Clubs are asked to send details of event, productions, casting calls, or any relevant events to DRAMA NEWS

Please include as much details as possible, flyers or posters etrc. These will be added to the facebook  & website as well

email to :-


The meeting closed at 21:00hrs with a vote of thanks to the chair

The Library welcomes visitorsby appointment only

Visitors must comply with Summerhall rules

and wear a mask while on the premises.

To make an appointment please email    library@scda.org.uk


The postal service is available PLEASE NOTE due to restrictions this may take longer than normal


The Library files, lists etc. Are being updated with the latest data from their database.    See Library Page for more details

AGM report

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021

We would like to congratulate the following

Morna Helen Barron. National Secretary, Scottish Community Drama Association. For services to Community Drama. (Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire) on her MEB

Ronald John (Ron )Nicol. and Isabel Norma Gilchrist Nicol. For services to Amateur Drama and the community in Glenrothes. (Leslie, Fife) both of whom received the  BEM

Festivals 2022

  • For Edinburgh district Please see 1-Act festival for more information
  • All other events please visit the what's on page

National News

Covid Risk Assessment Template

The SCDA has prepared a document to assist clubs in returning to meetings, rehearsals and performances.  It takes account of the changes to social distancing rules for rehearsals and public performances under certain circumstances announced by the Scottish Government and effective from 3 September 2021.  this along with other information can be found at


Play on Words update

The winner of the open category of the Play on Words Competition has been decided. Congratulations go to  Heloise Thual from Glasgow with ‘Teen Horror Love’.

Heloise is now working with Guy Hollands, ex-artistic Director of the Citizens’, Glasgow to develop her script for performance and publication.

Also very well done to runners-up,

Mike Tibbets, with 'On the Twelfth Day of Christmas',

Gerry McCartan with ‘Mnfpee’ and

Drew Young with ‘A Human Condition’.

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